The Art of Christa Ludwig

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  • Release Date: 4/1/2008
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099951760823
  • Catalog Number: 17608
  • Sales rank: 204,839

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Sapphische Ode ("Rosen brach ich Nachts mir am dunklen Hage"), song for voice & piano, Op. 94/4 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (2:30)
  2. 2 Liebestreu ("O versenk' versenk' dein Leid, mein Kind"), song for voice & piano, Op. 3/1 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (2:15)
  3. 3 Der Schmied ("Ich hör meinen Schatz"), song for voice & piano, Op. 19/4 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (1:22)
  4. 4 Die Mainacht ("Wann der silberne Mond"), song for voice & piano, Op. 43/2 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (3:52)
  5. 5 Dein blaues Auge hält so still, song for voice & piano, Op. 59/8 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (2:03)
  6. 6 Von ewiger Liebe ("Dunkel, wie dunkel in Wald und in Feld!"), song for voice & piano, Op. 43/1 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (4:22)
  7. 7 Das Mädchen spricht ("Schwalbe sag' mir an"), song for voice & piano, Op. 107/3 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (1:24)
  8. 8 Heimweh II ("O wüßt ich doch den Weg zurück"), song for voice & piano, Op. 63/8 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (3:42)
  9. 9 Wie Melodien zeiht es mir leise durch den Sinn, song for voice & piano, Op. 105/1 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (2:04)
  10. 10 Mädchenlied ("Auf die Nacht in der Spinnstub'n..."), song for voice & piano, Op. 107/5 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (1:40)
  11. 11 Vergebliches Ständchen ("Guten Abend, mein Schatz"), song for voice & piano, Op. 84/4 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (1:47)
  12. 12 Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht, song for voice & piano, Op. 96/1 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (2:33)
  13. 13 Auf dem See ("Blauer Himmel, blaue Wogen"), song for voice & piano, Op. 59/2 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (3:03)
  14. 14 Feldeinsamkeit ("Ich ruhe still im hohen grünen Gras"), song for voice & piano, Op. 86/2 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (3:37)
  15. 15 In stiller Nacht, zur ersten Wacht, folk song for voice & piano, WoO 33/42 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (3:04)
  16. 16 Schwesterlein, Schwesterlein, wann gehn wir, folk song for voice & piano, WoO 33/15 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (2:04)
  17. 17 Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer, song for voice & piano, Op. 105/2 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (3:17)
  18. 18 Ständchen ("Der Mond steht über dem Berge"), song for voice & piano, Op. 106/1 - Johannes Brahms & Christa Ludwig (1:48)
  19. 19 Gestillte Sehnsucht ("In goldnen Abendschein"), song for alto, viola & piano, Op. 91/1 - Johannes Brahms & Herbert Downes (6:19)
  20. 20 Geistliches Wiegenlied ("Die ihr schwebet"), song for alto, viola & piano, Op. 91/2 - Johannes Brahms & Herbert Downes (6:01)
  21. 21 Alto Rhapsody, for alto, male chorus & orchestra, Op. 53 - Otto Klemperer & Johannes Brahms (12:32)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Ich ging mit Lust durch einen grünen Wald, song for voice & piano in D major (Aus der Jugendzeit Vol. 2, No. 2) - Gustav Mahler & Christa Ludwig (3:45)
  2. 2 Hans und Grethe, song for voice & piano in D major (Aus der Jugendzeit Vol. 1, No. 3) - Gustav Mahler & Christa Ludwig (2:06)
  3. 3 Frühlingsmorgen, song for voice & piano in F major (Aus der Jugendzeit Vol. 1, No. 1) - Gustav Mahler & Christa Ludwig (1:52)
  4. 4 Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) in D minor (Des Knaben Wunderhorn No. 9) - Gustav Mahler & Christa Ludwig (6:26)
  5. 5 Der Schildwache Nachtlied, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) in B flat major (Des Knaben Wunderhorn No. 1) - Gustav Mahler & Christa Ludwig (6:09)
  6. 6 Um schlimme Kinder artig zu machen, song for voice & piano in E major (Aus der Jungendzeit Vol. 2, No. 1) - Gustav Mahler & Christa Ludwig (1:40)
  7. 7 Ich atmet' einen linden Duft, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) in D major (Rückert Lieder No. 2) - Gustav Mahler & Christa Ludwig (2:20)
  8. 8 Liebst du um Schönheit, song for voice & piano in C major (Rückert Lieder No. 5) - Gustav Mahler & Christa Ludwig (2:29)
  9. 9 Um Mitternacht, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) in B minor (Rückert Lieder No. 4) - Gustav Mahler & Christa Ludwig (5:51)
  10. 10 Das irdische Leben, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) in B flat minor (Des Knaben Wunderhorn No. 5) - Gustav Mahler & Christa Ludwig (3:02)
  11. 11 Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht?, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) in F major (Des Knaben Wunderhorn No. 4) - Gustav Mahler & Christa Ludwig (2:11)
  12. 12 Lob des hohen Verstandes, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) in D major (Des Knaben Wunderhorn No. 10) - Gustav Mahler & Christa Ludwig (2:45)
  13. 13 Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Rückert Lieder No. 3) - Gustav Mahler & Christa Ludwig (6:43)
  14. 14 Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) in C minor (Des Knaben Wunderhorn No. 6) - Gustav Mahler & Christa Ludwig (4:44)
  15. 15 Rheinlegendchen, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) in A major (Des Knaben Wunderhorn No. 7) - Gustav Mahler & Christa Ludwig (3:04)
  16. 16–23 Frauenliebe und -leben, song cycle for voice & piano, Op. 42 - Robert Schumann & Christa Ludwig (20:56)
  17. 17 Einen Brief soll ich schreiben, song for voice & piano, Op. 76/8 - Max Reger & Christa Ludwig (1:20)
  18. 18 Waldeinsamkeit (Solitude in the Woods: "Gestern abend in der stillen Ruh' "), song for voice & piano, Op. 76/3 - Max Reger & Christa Ludwig (1:50)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Die Allmacht ("Gross ist Jehovah"), song for voice & piano, D. 852 (Op. 79/2) - Franz Schubert & Christa Ludwig (5:41)
  2. 2 Fischerweise ("Den Fischer fechten Sorgen"), song for voice & piano, D. 881 (Op. 96/4) - Franz Schubert & Christa Ludwig (3:55)
  3. 3 An die Musik ("Du holde Kunst..."), song for voice & piano, D. 547 (Op. 88/4) - Franz Schubert & Christa Ludwig (2:44)
  4. 4 Der Musensohn ("Durch Feld und Wald zu schweifen"), song for voice & piano, D. 764 (Op. 92/1) - Franz Schubert & Christa Ludwig (2:24)
  5. 5 Ganymed ("Wie im Morgenglanze"), song for voice & piano, D. 544 (Op. 19/3) - Franz Schubert & Christa Ludwig (4:17)
  6. 6 Auf dem Wasser zu singen ("Mitten im Schimmer der spiegelnden Wellen"), song for voice & piano, D. 774 (Op. 72) - Franz Schubert & Christa Ludwig (4:31)
  7. 7 Ellens Gesang III ("Ave Maria"), song for voice & piano, D. 839 (Op. 52/6) - Franz Schubert & Christa Ludwig (7:25)
  8. 8 Die Forelle ("In einem Bächlein helle"), song for voice & piano, D. 550 (Op. 32) - Franz Schubert & Christa Ludwig (1:59)
  9. 9 Gretchen am Spinnrade ("Meine Ruh'..."), song for voice & piano, D. 118 (Op. 2) - Franz Schubert & Christa Ludwig (3:13)
  10. 10 Frühlingsglaube ("Die Linden Lüfte"), song for voice & piano (3 versions), D. 686 (Op. 20/2) - Franz Schubert & Christa Ludwig (3:41)
  11. 11 Der Tod und das Mädchen ("Vorüber, ach vorüber"), song for voice & piano, D. 531 (Op. 7/3) - Franz Schubert & Christa Ludwig (2:48)
  12. 12 Lachen und Weinen, song for voice & piano, D. 777 (Op. 59/4) - Franz Schubert & Christa Ludwig (1:54)
  13. 13 Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen ("Ruh'n in Frieden alle Seelen"), song for voice & piano, D. 343 - Franz Schubert & Christa Ludwig (5:54)
  14. 14 Erlkönig ("Wer reitet so spät"), song for voice & piano, D. 328 (Op. 1) - Franz Schubert & Christa Ludwig (3:57)
  15. 15 Der Hirt auf dem Felsen ("Wenn auf dem höchsten Fels ich steh'"), for voice, clarinet (or cello) & piano, D. 965 (Op. posth. 129) - Franz Schubert & Christa Ludwig (11:33)
  16. 16 Gesang Weylas ("Du bist Orplid, mein Land"), song for voice & piano (Möricke Lieder) - Hugo Wolf & Christa Ludwig (1:41)
  17. 17 Auf einer Wanderung ("In ein freudliches Städtchen"), song for voice & piano (Möricke Lieder) - Hugo Wolf & Christa Ludwig (3:25)
  18. 18 Die Nacht ("Aus dem Walde tritt die Nacht"), song for voice & piano, Op. 10/3 (TrV 141/3) - Richard Strauss & Christa Ludwig (3:08)
  19. 19 Allerseelen ("Stell' auf den Tisch die duftenden Reseden"), song for voice & piano, Op. 10/8 (TrV 141/8) - Richard Strauss & Christa Ludwig (3:09)
  20. 20 Schlechtes Wetter ("Das ist ein schlechtes Wetter"), song for voice & piano, Op. 69/5 (TrV 237/5) - Richard Strauss & Christa Ludwig (2:17)
Disc 4
  1. 1–3 Chansons madécasses, song cycle for soprano, flute, cello & piano - Maurice Ravel & Amaryllis Fleming (14:22)
  2. 2 Une flûte invisible, song for voice, flute & piano - Camille Saint-Saëns & Christa Ludwig (3:11)
  3. 3 Georgian Song ("Do not Sing, My Beauty"), for voice & piano, Op. 4/4 - Sergey Rachmaninov & Christa Ludwig (4:46)
  4. 4 Oh thou, my field, song for voice & piano, Op. 4/5 - Sergey Rachmaninov & Christa Ludwig (4:24)
  5. 7–9 La regata Veneziana, songs (3) in Venetian dialect for voice & piano (Péchés de vieillesse, book 1) - Gioachino Rossini & Christa Ludwig (9:41)
  6. 10–14 Wesendonk Lieder, songs (5) for voice & piano (or orchestra), WWV 91 - Otto Klemperer & Richard Wagner (21:53)
  7. 11 Così fan tutte, opera, K. 588: Act 2. È amore un ladroncello - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Karl Bohm (3:05)
  8. 12 Giulio Cesare in Egitto, opera, HWV 17: Act 1. Es blaut die Nacht - George Frideric Handel & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (3:47)
  9. 13 St. John Passion (Johannespassion), BWV 245 (BC D2): No. 58. Es ist vollbracht - Johann Sebastian Bach & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (6:19)
  10. 14 St. Matthew Passion (Matthäuspassion), for soloists, double chorus, & double orchestra, BWV 244 (BC D3b): Erbarme dich, mein Gott - Otto Klemperer & Johann Sebastian Bach (7:27)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Requiem Mass, for soloists, chorus & orchestra (Manzoni Requiem): Lux aeterna - Giuseppe Verdi & Carlo Maria Giulini (6:51)
  2. 2 Das Lied von der Erde, for alto (or baritone), tenor & orchestra: 6. Der Abschied - Otto Klemperer & Gustav Mahler (29:36)
  3. 3 Norma, opera: Act 2. Mira, O Norma - Maria Callas & Vicenzo Bellini (4:24)
  4. 4 Carmen, opéra-comique in 4 acts: Act 1. Draußen am Wall von Sevilla (Seguidilla) - Georges Bizet & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4:19)
  5. 5 Tristan und Isolde, opera, WWV 90: Act 3. Mild und leise wie er lächelt (Isoldes Lieb - Otto Klemperer & Richard Wagner (6:53)
  6. 6 Don Giovanni, opera, K. 527: Act 2. In quali eccessi...Mi tradì quall'alma ingr - Otto Klemperer & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (6:09)
  7. 7 Der Rosenkavalier, opera, Op. 59 (TrV 227): Act 3. Conclusion. Mein Gott, es war nicht mehr al - Richard Strauss & Herbert von Karajan (2:22)
  8. 8 Der Rosenkavalier, opera, Op. 59 (TrV 227): Act 3. Conclusion. Heut oder morgen oder den übern - Richard Strauss & Herbert von Karajan (4:32)
  9. 9 Der Rosenkavalier, opera, Op. 59 (TrV 227): Act 3. Conclusion. Marie Theres'!...Hab' mir's gel - Richard Strauss & Herbert von Karajan (6:02)
  10. 10 Der Rosenkavalier, opera, Op. 59 (TrV 227): Act 3. Conclusion. Ist ein Traum, kann nicht wirkl - Richard Strauss & Herbert von Karajan (3:48)
  11. 11 Der Rosenkavalier, opera, Op. 59 (TrV 227): Act 3. Conclusion. Ist ein Traum...Spür' nur dich - Richard Strauss & Herbert von Karajan (2:59)
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